Preview – Cooking Rumble

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Aether Tower has just launched a new Kickstarter campaignf for Cooking Rumble, a microgame where 2 players try to complete recipies and be the first chef to earn 6 points. The game’s mechanics are based around players using ingredient cards to complete 3 random recipes on the table. Each recipe requires 3 items from the following: sugars, cereals, proteins, and …

Preview – Into the Black

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Designer: James Campbell Publisher: I Will Never Grow Up Gaming Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $69 Canadian Dollars (approx. $50 USD) Players: 1-4 Play Time: 60-120 minutes Ages: 14+ Rules available online: Yes BGG: Into the Black: A Game of Space Piracy Into the Black: A Game of Space Piracy is a semi-cooperative dungeon crawler for 1-4 players set in the …

Preview – Tangledeep

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Developer: Impact Gameworks Publisher: Impact Gameworks Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $14.99 Prelude For hundreds of years, people have lived in the safety of underground settlements and villages – where the only route to the surface is “Tangledeep,” a mysterious and ever-changing labyrinth. With memories of the surface world long forgotten, you set out for the labyrinth to discover what …

Preview – The Shipwreck Arcana

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Designers: Kevin Bishop Publisher: Meromorph Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $15 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: The Shipwreck Arcana Prelude Trapped in a drowned world, you and your allies are doomed — or are you? Using a mystical deck and a healthy dose of logic, you can predict each others’ fates and escape unscathed. The above …

Preview – Itchy Feet: The Travel Game

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Designers: Malachi Rempen, Maxime Rioux Publisher: Self-Published Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $24 Players: 2-6 Play Time: 8-45 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Itchy Feet: The Travel Game Itchy Feet, the travel-themed comic by Malachi Ray, is getting a card game that’s launching on Kickstarter today. The game is race, with players trying to be the first to travel to the …

Preview – VISITOR in Blackwood Grove

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Designers: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Publisher: Resonym Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $17 Players: 3-5 Play Time: 5-15 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: VISITOR in Blackwood Grove Resonym, a women-led publishing group, has just launched a new Kickstarter for their new game, VISITOR in Blackwood Grove. Set in 1983 an alien VISITOR and kid must outsmart Agents in an asymmetrical game of rule guessing. When the VISITOR …

Preview – Visions

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Designers: Thoms Neu Publisher: Neobite Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: €19 Players: 1-5 Play Time: 45-120 minutes Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Visions “The Yates family is desperate because of an old curse which lies heavily upon them. Only the best visionary will be able to find the roots of the curse and helps the family by breaking …

Preview – Ninjitsu!

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Designers: Peter C. Hayward Publisher: Jellybean Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $9 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 5-10 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Ninjitsu! Today Jellybean Games is launching Ninjitsu!, a stand-along sequel to their hit card game, Scuttle!. My family is already a huge fan of the pirate-filled Scuttle! and its expansions, and was excited to get …

Preview – Dead Cells

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Developer: Motion Twin Publisher: Motion Twin Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $16.99 Prelude Dead Cells is a RogueVania sidescroller with Souls-lite combat and is currently up on Steam for Early Access. In the game, you play as…I dunno…a ball of snot? I think it’s actually a collection of some sort of parasitic cells. Either way, you’re this clump of icky …

Preview – Nevera Wars

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Designers: Daniel Bishop Publisher: Tiger Crab Studios Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: N/A Prelude Tiger Crab Studios successfully funded a 20-page, black and white, horror comic book, titled Nevera Tales, back in June of 2016. Coming this summer they’ll be launching a new campaign for card games set …